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Advent Blue

draft_lens1509715module12703897photo_1257136012three_blue_candlesMy life is measured in votive candles.

Imelda graciously handed me the box of little candles for the vigil, her eyes full of compassion. The flickering beneath those little blue holders scattered the darkness that night. I could not have known then that in my penultimate year in Memorial Church, I would dip into that box yet again in hopes of scattering the darkness and dust of what was left of the World Trade Center towers.

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